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  • George Coffee + Provisions set to open this spring in Old Town Coppell.

  • 2017-18 Teen Leadership Coppell applications now available at www.teenleadershipcoppell.com.

  • Coppell boys and girls soccer teams take on Lakeview Centennial in bi-district playoffs on Friday at Highland Park

Big things to do in the Big Apple: A go to travelers guide to New York City

Big things to do in the Big Apple: A go to travelers guide to New York City

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
March 26
Filed under Entertainment

New York, a shining haven where dreams come true. From Broadway shows to shopping, there’s always something to do in the bustling city. “The lights, the people, the music...It was all so new and amazing,” said senior Tara Park after returning from Coppell High School Choir’s New York trip du...

Dance to Make a Difference club event raises awareness about suicide

Dance to Make a Difference club event raises awareness about suicide

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor
March 25
Filed under Entertainment

On Friday night, the Dance to Make a Difference Club at Coppell High School hosted a show to raise funds for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP).The club raised between $800 to $900 in ticket sales, all of which is going toward the AFSP.   The show consisted of several dance performa...

Spring has sprung: taking advantage of your break

Spring has sprung: taking advantage of your break

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Entertainment

Spring break is officially upon us, which means that for a week, there will be no projects, homework or other day to day activities that traditionally fill up our time.   The idea of having an entire week to yourself seems a bit foreign by this time of year, as many of us have become very con...

Book break: Good reads to catch up on during spring break

Book break: Good reads to catch up on during spring break

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Entertainment

Preparing for Advanced Placement (AP) tests or just getting through the school day takes a ton of a student’s time and energy. This means many students slack on personal reading during the school year. Luckily with spring break, students will have plenty of time to get caught up with these must reads...

Annual Heritage Night showcases diverse student talent, encourages future auditions

Annual Heritage Night showcases diverse student talent, encourages future auditions

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Entertainment

From hip-hop to Bollywood dancing, the night of performances in the Coppell High School commons on Friday, hosted by the Coppell High School Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC), marked the biggest event of the year for the organization.   Heritage Night aims to celebrate the cultural and ethnic diversi...

Life’s a “Picnic”: Theatre department debuts UIL One Act play

Life’s a “Picnic”: Theatre department debuts UIL One Act play

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Entertainment

Without leaving modern streets of Coppell, the audience members sitting the CHS auditorium were transported to the 1950s countryside of Kansas.   On Thursday night in the CHS auditorium, the theatre department performed its UIL One Act play “Picnic”, which will be also be performed at ...

Are the Oscars still #SoWhite? A look at the progress diversity made this year

Are the Oscars still #SoWhite? A look at the progress diversity made this year

Briana Thomas, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Entertainment

“We will not forget you.”   Five words that characterized the 89th Academy Awards.   Barry Jenkins, film director of Oscar nominated Best Picture Moonlight, alongside writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, delivered these final words on Sunday addressing people of color, during a shell shocke...

North Texas Teen Book Festival brings stories to fans in unique ways

North Texas Teen Book Festival brings stories to fans in unique ways

Wren Lee, Staff Designer
March 7
Filed under Entertainment

IRVING - The North Texas Teen Book Festival (NTTBF) began with many excited attendees lined up to receive free merchandise. By the end of the day, they went home happy, books in tow. NTTBF is an annual, day-long gathering of readers and authors at the Irving Convention Center in the spring. Attendees v...

Local production of Little Mermaid is a sea of costumes, stage makeup (with video)

Local production of Little Mermaid is a sea of costumes, stage makeup (with video)

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Heelys may be long out of style for the rest of us, but a whole new world of fashion took shape at First United Methodist Church of Coppell’s production of “The Little Mermaid”.   The musical, which ran from Thursday to Saturday, was directed by Music Ministry Director Ricky Mitchell an...

Book lovers to attend North Texas Teen Book Festival

Book lovers to attend North Texas Teen Book Festival

Wren Lee, Staff Designer
March 3
Filed under Entertainment

Signed books burst from bags as attendees will walk around the Irving Convention Center, leaving one panel and heading towards another. The North Texas Teen Book Festival has arrived for its third year. The admission-free festival is Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. Atte...

Swim over to First United Methodist Church’s production of “The Little Mermaid”

Swim over to First United Methodist Church’s production of “The Little Mermaid”

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Entertainment

Tonight through Saturday night, First United Methodist Church of Coppell will be putting on a dazzling production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”.   The show, filled with Coppell High School and Booker T. Washington HIgh School in Dallas students, elementary and middle schoolers, will ...

Eight songs to add an international sound to your everyday music

Eight songs to add an international sound to your everyday music

Emma Cummins, Executive Editorial Page Editor
March 2
Filed under Entertainment

Sometimes music in English can become a little repetitive; it does for me. So, I have created an “international playlist” with music from several different countries to add a little variety. French: 1. “Ici & Maintenant (Here and Now)” by Yelle A soft blend of electro pop and disc...

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